migrants

  • 1 Sep 2010

    France's main Protestant grouping has added its voice to criticism of government repatriation of Roma migrants and demolishing Roma camps.

  • 27 Jul 2010

    The UK Home Office attempt to fast-track deportation of foreign nationals refused permission to stay in Britain has been ruled unlawful.

  • 7 Jul 2010

    In times of exploding budget deficits and unemployment figures, migrants are often used as scapegoats for all the ailings and failings of society, says Annegret Kapp. But the churches are responding boldly to the call to combat fear and prejudice.

  • 23 Jun 2010

    A new Convention that will set out the rights domestic workers worldwide should enjoy is to be adopted by a United Nations agency, the International Labour Organisation.

  • 22 Jun 2010

    We need to be vigilant to be sure that budget day is not also doomsday for local communities, especially the vulnerable for whom community and faith organisations exist, says Vaughan Jones, probing behind the government's 'big society' rhetoric and asking how the civil sector will be resourced and supported in a constrained market environment.

  • 11 May 2010

    As the global climate changes, millions of people will be uprooted by sea-level rise, extreme weather events, droughts and water scarcity, says Annegret Kapp. It is vital to start talking about our moral, legal and practical obligations to them.

  • 29 Apr 2010

    The Mexican authorities must halt the continuing abuse of migrants as public officials collude in kidnappings, rapes and murders, says a news Amnesty International report.

  • 3 Feb 2010

    The newly announced president of the US Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Linda Hartke, has said she will work to make the United States a more welcoming place for immigrants and refugees.

  • 11 Jan 2010

    Lord Carey's comments about immigration show him to be living in an unreal world, says Vaughan Jones. For displaced people this is an issue of life and death. Migration is not a game with numbers. It is an issue which requires serious moves towards international justice - and a basic Christian issue of neighbourly love.

  • 4 Dec 2009

    The World Council of Churches' Global Ecumenical Network on Migration has welcomed a year-long campaign by European churches aimed at granting long-term resident permits to foreigners.